Hot and humid for Saturday | WDVM25 and DCW50

Good Friday! A tornado watch is still in effect for Frederick County, Md. until 7 pm Most of the storms we saw Friday morning have started to move out of our area into southern Pennsylvania. As we approach our Friday night, there is another opportunity for us to see an emerging thunderstorm to the south. Mostly cloudy skies are expected. We could potentially hit our first heat wave as we head into the evening hours. Looking ahead to Saturday, the heat will continue to be strong, so make sure you stay hydrated throughout the day. Saturday looks to be the hottest day of the year so far. Temperatures look to be in the 90s. Most of the time we will be dry by our Saturday, but there is a chance that the mountainous regions will see some flash thunderstorms during the afternoon.

We will still be dealing with the heat on Sunday, but Sunday will be the best opportunity for us to see some emerging thunderstorms. A cold front will make its way into our area Sunday afternoon into the evening. As this cold front passes, rains will cross our area. Temperatures will still be in the 90’s for our Sunday. Things will start to dry up on Monday, with highs only reaching the 70s.

EXTENDED FORECAST:

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies with lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

SATURDAY: Hot and humid, with partly cloudy skies. Highs in the lower to upper 90s and lows in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms and showers. The highs will be in the upper 80s and lower 90s and the lows will be in the lower 60s to mid.

MONDAY: Starting to dry out with mostly sunny skies with irregular showers. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s and lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies with a chance of rain. Highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Lows in the 50s.

WEDNESDAY: Cloudy skies with isolated showers with highs in the 70s and lows in the mid-60s.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s and lows in the 60s.

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy skies with highs in the upper 70s and lows in the 60s.

Enjoy your weekend!

– Meteorologist Brittany Ward

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